Australian Celebrities Born In September

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Olivia Newton-John
(One of the Best-selling Artists, Who Starred in the Musical 'Grease')
Olivia Newton-John
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Birthdate: September 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, US
Died: August 8, 2022

Olivia Newton-John's breathy voice and stunning beauty made her one of the biggest pop stars of the 1970s. She charmed generations of movie viewers in the blockbuster film Grease. Following a string of country and soft-rock hits, Newton-John starred opposite John Travolta in the 1978  blockbuster Grease, considered as one the most popular movie musicals of all time.

 2 
Shane Warne
(Former Australian Cricketer, Widely Regarded as the Greatest Leg Spinner in the History of Cricket)
Shane Warne
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Victoria, Australia
Died: March 4, 2022

Shane Warne was a former Australian cricket player, best known for his leg-break bowling. Widely regarded as one of the greatest spin bowlers of all time, Warne was the second-highest wicket-taker in test cricket. He was also one of the most controversial cricketers. In 2013, Shane Warne was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

 3 
Julia Gillard
(27th Prime Minister of Australia (2010 - 2013))
Julia Gillard
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barry, Wales
Julia Gillard was the Australian prime minister from 2010 to 2013. She became the first lady prime minister, deputy prime minister, and leader of a political party in Australia. She has also held other significant positions, such as the minister of education. She has now devoted her life to academics.
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Rachel Ward
(Actress and Director)
Rachel Ward
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Birthdate: September 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

English-born Australian actress, director, and screenwriter, Rachel Ward, has been active in the entertainment industry for over 40 years. She attended the Byam Shaw School of Art in London for some time but quit midway to start her career as a model. Following a successful stint as a model, she began acting and screenwriting.

 5 
Levi Miller
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 30, 2002
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland

Levi Miller is an Australian model and actor known for his portrayal of Peter Pan in the 2015 American fantasy film, Pan. He also achieved widespread critical acclaim for his performance in the psychological horror film, Better Watch Out. Miller, who has been active since a young age, was named ambassador for the Ralph Lauren kids' fall campaign in 2015.

 6 
Brianna Keilar
(Journalist and Host of "New Day" and "Right Now" On CNN)
Brianna Keilar
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Birthdate: September 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

Brianna Keilar is a journalist who previously worked as a general assignment correspondent, Congressional correspondent, and White House correspondent for CNN. She is currently working as CNN's senior political correspondent. In 2019, Keilar, a military spouse, started writing a column titled Home Front, which continues to play an important role in bridging the civilian-military divide.

 7 
Peter Finch
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Howard Beale’ in the Film ‘Network’)
Peter Finch
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Birthdate: September 28, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Kensington, London, England
Died: January 14, 1977
English-Australian actor Peter Finch is best known as Howard Beale from the movie Network, a role that won him a posthumous Academy Award. Fans also loved his BAFTA-winning role of Daniel Hirsh in Sunday Bloody Sunday. He was also nominated for an Emmy for the TV film Raid on Entebbe.
 8 
Nick Cave
(Singer-songwriter)
Nick Cave
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 22, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warracknabeal
Nick Cave is best known as the lead singer of the rock band Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds. The ARIA Hall of Fame inductee is known for the intense themes of his songs, such as death. He has also written several books, including novels and anthologies of his poetry. 
 9 
Kostya Tszyu
(Russian-Australian Former Professional Boxer Who Holds Multiple World Light-Welterweight Titles)
Kostya Tszyu
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Serov, Russia

Kostya Tszyu is a former boxer who held multiple light-welterweight championships. Renowned for his punching power, Tszyu is considered one of the hardest-punching boxers in the history of light-welterweight boxing. He represented the Soviet Union at the 1991 World Championships, where he won a gold medal. In 2010, Tszyu was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

 10 
Harry Kewell
(Australian Football Coach and Former Player)
Harry Kewell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Smithfield, Australia
 11 
Alyssa Sutherland
(Actor, Model, Film actor)
Alyssa Sutherland
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Birthdate: September 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brisbane
 12 
Baz Luhrmann
(Filmmaker, Writer, and Producer Known for His Films: ‘Moulin Rouge!’ and ‘The Great Gatsby’)
Baz Luhrmann
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Birthdate: September 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Baz Luhrmann is an Australian writer and filmmaker. Thanks to his deep involvement in the direction, writing, and musical aspects of his work, Luhrmann is cited as an example of an auteur. His involvement often reflects on his work as he is one of the most successful Australian directors of his generation; many of his films are huge commercial successes.

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Barry Marshall
(Australian physician)
Barry Marshall
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

Nobel Prize-winning Australian physician Barry Marshall, along with his colleague Robin Warren, proved that gastric ulcers were caused by the bacteria Helicobacter pylori and not by spicy food and other causes as previously believed. Their research made it possible to cure such ulcers by treating the bacteria with antibiotics.

 14 
David Unaipon
(Preacher)
David Unaipon
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Birthdate: September 28, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Australia
Died: February 7, 1967

David Unaipon was an Aboriginal Australian preacher, author, and inventor. He is best remembered for his significant contribution to Australian society, which helped break several stereotypes about Aboriginal Australians. Apart from establishing a couple of awards in his honor, the Australian government has also featured Unaipon on the Australian fifty-dollar note.

 15 
Dawn Fraser
(Australian Freestyle Champion Swimmer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Dawn Fraser
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Balmain, Australia

Dawn Fraser is an Australian freestyle champion swimmer. She won the Olympic individual event the women's 100-meter freestyle three times in her career. She also won six Commonwealth Games gold medals. Much respected for her athletic abilities, she was also known for her controversial behavior. She became a swimming coach after her retirement. She is also a former politician.

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Alexander Volkanovski
(Australian Mixed Martial Artist)
Alexander Volkanovski
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Alexander Volkanovski is an Australian mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Volkanovski is the current featherweight champion in UFC and is currently ranked fourth in the UFC men's pound-for-pound list. Alexander Volkanovski has had one successful title defense and one Fight of the Night honor in his UFC career so far.

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Elizabeth Kenny
(Nurse & Health Administrator)
Elizabeth Kenny
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 20, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warialda, New South Wales
Died: November 30, 1952

Elizabeth Kenny was an Australian bush nurse. A self-trained nurse, Kenny pioneered a new and then-controversial method to treat the victims of poliomyelitis. Her method, which she advocated enthusiastically, became the foundation of physiotherapy. Her life and career inspired the 1946 American biographical film Sister Kenny, in which she was played by Rosalind Russell.

 18 
Howard Florey
(Australian Pharmacologist and Pathologist Who Shared the Nobel Prize for His Role in the Development of Penicillin)
Howard Florey
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 24, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: February 21, 1968

Howard Florey was an Australian pathologist and pharmacologist. He is best remembered for his role in the formation of penicillin, for which he shared the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Alexander Fleming and Ernst Chain in the year 1945. Florey is credited with carrying out the first clinical trial of penicillin at the Radcliffe Infirmary in 1941.

 19 
Louis Mandylor
(Actor who had a supporting role in the 2002 sleeper hit, My Big Fat Greek Wedding)
Louis Mandylor
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Birthdate: September 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 20 
Costas Mandylor
(Actor best known for his role as Kenny in Picket Fences and for portraying Mark Hoffman in the Saw films)
Costas Mandylor
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Birthdate: September 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 21 
Matthew Dellavedova
(Australian Basketball Player Who Plays as a Point Guard and Shooting Guard)
Matthew Dellavedova
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maryborough, Australia
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Natalie Bassingthwaighte
(Musician, Actress)
Natalie Bassingthwaighte
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wollongong, Australia
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Jessica Gomes
(Model who has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated several times as well as modeled)
Jessica Gomes
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 24 
John Cornforth
(Australian–British Chemist and Winner of 1975 Nobel Prize in Chemistry)
John Cornforth
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 7, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: December 8, 2013

John Cornforth was an Australian-British chemist who became the first Nobel laureate from New South Wales when he was honored with the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1975. Over the course of his career, Cornforth also won other prestigious awards like the Royal Medal, Copley Medal, and Centenary Medal. In 1975, he was adjudged the Australian of the Year.

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Greg Ham
(Musician)
Greg Ham
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: April 19, 2012
 26 
Kathleen de Leon Jones
(Actress, singer, and dancer known for her role in the Hi-5 musical children's television series)
Kathleen de Leon Jones
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Birthdate: September 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
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Michelle Payne
(Jockey)
Michelle Payne
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ballarat, Australia
 28 
Anne Geddes
(Portrait photographer known primarily for her elaborately-staged photographs of infants)
Anne Geddes
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: September 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Queensland, Australia

Known for her creative photographs of babies, Anne Geddes has also contributed to many best-selling photobooks and calendars. A school drop-out, she initially worked in television and took up photography seriously at 25, becoming a full-fledged photographer at 30. She is also an ambassador of initiatives such as Shot at Life.

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Don Dunstan
(35th Premier of South Australia)
Don Dunstan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Suva, Fiji
Died: February 6, 1999

Born in Fiji, Don Dunstan served as the premier of South Australia. A progressive politician, he had headed the Freedom from Hunger Campaign and the Movement for Democracy, apart from fighting for the rights of women and the aboriginal communities. He also opposed the death sentence of rapist-murderer Max Stuart.

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Samantha Armytage
(Australian Journalist, News Presenter)
Samantha Armytage
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Birthdate: September 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia

Samantha Armytage is an Australian TV presenter and journalist best known for co-hosting a popular breakfast show called Sunrise from 2013 to 2021. Samantha Armytage has also hosted other shows, such as Bringing Sexy Back and Seven 4.30 News. In 2021, she launched her own podcast titled Something to Talk About with Samantha Armytage.

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Jay Laga'aia
(Well recognized internationally for his role as Captain Typho in the Star Wars prequel franchise)
Jay Laga'aia
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Birthdate: September 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Jay Laga'aia is a New Zealand-Australian singer and actor. He achieved international recognition when he played Captain Typho in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and its 2005 sequel. Jay Laga'aia has become a household name in Australia for appearing in children's TV series like Jay's Jungle and Play School. 

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Tilda Cobham-Hervey
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Birthdate: September 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Adelaide, South Australia

Tilda Cobham-Hervey is an Australian actress known for her work in all three major acting mediums. She is one of the few actresses with a background in physical theatre and circus. Her journey from being an entertainer at a circus, whose specialities involved acrobatic pitching, trapeze, and hula hoop, to becoming a popular actress is quite inspirational.

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Marcos Ambrose
(Australian Former Racing Driver)
Marcos Ambrose
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Launceston, Australia

Marcos Ambrose is an Australian retired motor racing driver best known for winning the prestigious V8 Supercar series' championship twice. In 2011, he became the first Australian to win NASCAR's Cup Series at Watkins Glen International. Marcos Ambrose was honored with the prestigious Australian Sports Medal for his achievements and contribution to motor racing in 2000.

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Collette Dinnigan
(Australian Fashion Designer)
Collette Dinnigan
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Africa

South African-born Collette Dinnigan later moved to New Zealand and then to Australia, where she worked for ABC’s costume department. The first Australian designer to showcase a ready-to-wear collection in Paris, she specializes in lace and embellishments. She is now part of the Hall of Fame of Australian Businesswomen.

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Montana Cox
(Model)
Montana Cox
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne
 36 
Joey Bizinger
(Australian-Japanese YouTuber and Voice Actor)
Joey Bizinger
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: September 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Australia

Joey Bizinger, better known by his pseudonym The Anime Man, is a Japanese-Australian rapper, voice actor, songwriter, podcaster, and YouTuber. His work focuses on manga, gaming, Japanese culture, anime, and language. In 2020, he began a podcast called Trash Taste.

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Andy Griffiths
(Australian Children's and Comedy Writer)
Andy Griffiths
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 38 
Belinda Clark
(First Woman to Ever Score a Double Century in the ODI)
Belinda Clark
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newcastle, Australia
 39 
Jack Charles
(Actor whoses screen credits include the landmark Australian film The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, Bedevil, Blackfellas , Tom White and Pan)
Jack Charles
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Birthdate: September 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 40 
Eric Bogle
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Eric Bogle
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peebles
 41 
Jake Ryan
(Actor)
Jake Ryan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 42 
Ian Chappell
(Australian and South African Former Cricketer)
Ian Chappell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Unley, Australia
 43 
Cassandra Delaney
(Australian Actress Best Known for Her Marriage & Divorce from American Singer John Denver)
Cassandra Delaney
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Birthdate: September 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
 44 
Colin Friels
(Stage actor, Film actor)
Colin Friels
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Birthdate: September 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kilwinning
 45 
Sally Pearson
(Retired Australian Athlete)
Sally Pearson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Sally Pearson is an Australian former athlete. After winning a silver medal in the 100 m hurdles at the 2008 Summer Olympics, Pearson went on to win Olympic gold in the same event in 2012. A two-time world champion, Sally Pearson also won two gold medals in Commonwealth Games. In 2011, she was named Female Athlete of the Year.

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Ebanie Bridges
(Australian Professional Boxer)
Ebanie Bridges
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia

Known as the Blonde Bomber to her fans, Australian boxer and female super-bantamweight champion Ebanie Bridges had begun training in karate at age 5 and had then moved on to kickboxing, Muay Thai, and eventually competitive bodybuilding. She is a qualified math teacher and speaks 5 languages, too.

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Peter Furler
(Guitarist, Singer)
Peter Furler
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: McLaren Vale

Australian musician Peter Furler is best known for his band Newsboys, which he co-established and now leads as its main vocalist. Born to Christian missionaries, he grew up to establish himself as a significant figure in the Christian rock genre. He is also the cousin of renowned singer Sia.

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Craig Gillespie
(Commercial director, Film director)
Craig Gillespie
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Birthdate: September 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney
 49 
Andrew Bolt
(Journalist, Columnist)
Andrew Bolt
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Birthdate: September 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Adelaide
 50 
Aliir Aliir
(Australian Rules Footballer Who Plays as a Key Defender)
Aliir Aliir
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 5, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kakuma, Kenya